Riviera Beach City Council $600,000 In Bitcoin

The city council of Riviera Beach, Florida has agreed to pay nearly $600,000 in BTC to hackers to release the data encrypted by the ransomware attack. The director of technology of the city lamented, “All cities, whether large or small, are by nature very cost-conscious when it comes to budgeting for technology investments. The mid- to small-sized cities are especially strained when it comes to finding the necessary resources to keep their technology current.”

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